Inside the Wildcat Press Box, State Championship: Temple 7 vs. Highland Park 16, Final.
Oh. My. Lord. We’re finally here! The Temple Wildcats are in the State Championship Game today at Noon at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. The Wildcats (12-3, 5-1 District) will face off against Highland Park (13-2, 6-1 District).
HP Receives Kick. Temple stops them and forces punt.
Temple gets one first down. Jefferson fumbles. HP Recovers.
HP Punts after 1 first down.
Temple drives, JEMIYAH FRANKLIN TAKES IT 40 YARDS TO THE HOUSE. TEMPLE LEADS 7-0.
HP Punts after 1 first down. Temple defense swarming.
Temple goes a quick 3 and out. Will punt to HP when 2nd Q begins.
End of 1st Quarter
CATS punt to HP.
HP punts to Temple. CATS start at their own 8 yard line.
CATS driving. Have moved to the HP 23 Yard line. Cats fail on 4th.
HP takes over on own 22. QB Jones runs for a 36 yard TD to tie the game.
Temple receives kickoff. Takes deep shot and it is intercepted.
HP takes over on own 32. Drives the field but pass is picked off by Monto President.
Temple takes a knee to end the half.
HP Kicks to Temple. 3 and out for Temple. Bad snap on the punt. HP Takes over on Temple 40.
HP goes backwards and punts to Temple. Punt goes in the endzone. Temple takes over on the 20.
Temple Punts to HP.
HP drives the field, but Temple stops 4th down play on the 26 yard line.
3 and out for Temple. HP takes over on own 45 yard line.
HP drives the field and has the ball inside the Temple 10 yard line. They push the ball in the endzone. HP leads 14-7 with 1:46 left in the 3rd.
CATS driving the field. All the way down to the HP 13 yard line.
End of 3rd Quarter.
CATS START WITH BALL ON THE HP 13. Down to the 4. HP stops 4th down play on the 4 yard line. Take over on downs.
HP Punts all the way down to the 1 yard line. CATS need to go 99 yards. 5:13 remaining
Safety. HP leads 16-7 with 4:52 remaining.
Time runs out on the Wildcats….
That’s an end to the 2016 season. Great season for the Temple High school Wildcats.